We are always asked about the tribal history of Scotland before it even was recognised as such. In the intial part of this piece is a brief summary of the tribes that existed which was published in the Scotsman Newspaper, in October 2016, followed on by an excellent and more in-depth piece by the historian… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: the Ancient Tribes of Scotland.
As a Society we have always worked very hard to ensure our Name has achieved and continues to attain the international and historic recognition it deserves, but is that reason enough to support us......... we hope so. Therefore, with Christmas coming up, an Individual Membership, Family Membership or Life Membership would surely be a lovely… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Why should I join a Clan Society?
Disclaimer: This is a disclaimer for every person who submits an article or other published format to Claymore. This is intended to replace indi- vidual disclaimers that may/may not be required for each and every individual or organization. The views expressed in this newsletter are the authors and do not represent those of any organization,… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Full COSCA Newsletter (USA)
We are pleased to announce that, as of October 2019, Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers having been duly elected in that Carruthers are now fully represented on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. As hereditary Chief, this seat is passed down to his heir. Peter, who… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: A Seat on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs
Bruce or Not Bruce We really thought that this nonsense had been put to bed but obviously not. As always we wish to present the facts relating to both our name and our heritage. Therefore, we will deal with the comments on the post below, piece by piece. The individual statement taken from the post… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Bruce or not Bruce
WHY WE REMEMBERAs we come to that time of year when we remember those loved ones and members of our own family who have given that ultimate sacrifice in defence of their country, both at home and abroad, we celebrate not only Carruthers, but those members of other families who have sadly fallen.Therefore, as a… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. We will not forget.
Clan Carruthers Society - International, as a full member of the Scottish-Australian Heritage Council, we would like to share with you their latest newsletter. As an aside and as a reminder, the latest edition of our Society Journal; Promptus et Fidelis, will imminently be circulated to all full members of our society. THE SCOTTISH AUSTRALIAN… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Scottish-Australian Heritage Council Newsletter
This excellent piece is taken from the "Claymore", the Journal of the Council of Scottish Clans and Associations from July 2020, of which Clan Carruthers Society-International is a full member. Although looked at from a highland clan perspective, this excellent piece may help to answer many of your questions. Carruthers were known supporters of the… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Do Clans, Chiefs and Coats of Arms still matter today?
Just after the first records of the first use of name Carruthers by William of Carruthers, were noted in the reign of Alexander II (1215-1245), and in the time of his son Alexander III (1241-1286), comes a famous and highly revered prophet, whose prophecies were such that it is alleged that even the Jacobites in… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Thomas the Rhymer, the Border Prophet.
The clan and family of Carruthers have reached every corner of the earth and in every strata of society. We are proud to report the success of one of our name who is making great strides in medicine. According to the Belfast Telegraph of the 9th October, 2020, Northern Ireland born Surgical Consultant, Andrew Carrothers… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Cancer Surgeon shaped by Father’s Murder